ISBN 9780797496446
Pages 104
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Published 2018
Publisher Mwanaka Media and Publishing, Zimbabwe
Format Paperback

A Cat and Mouse Affair: Exploring Sustainable Measures of Resolving the Vendor-Local Authority Conflict:

A Case of Marondera Municipality, Zimbabwe

by Bruno Shora

Clashes between vendors and authorities have become a common feature of Zimbabwe society. Though vending brings some undesirable effects such as chaotic and disorderly business practices it is noted that vending has a particular role to play in times of high unemployment. The relationship between vendors and the local authorities is reminiscent of a “cat and mouse affair”; high costs are incurred in carrying out the fights, property at times is destroyed, there are injuries and in some rare cases fatalities and arrests are made. This book offers practical solutions and way in which vending can be organised, systematic and much to the economic benefit of society. With cases examined from all over the word, entrepreneurs, the policy maker, the civic society and students will find this book useful. Its contribution adds much value towards formulating sustainable methods in transforming Zimbabwe’s economy and society.

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About the Author

Bruno Shora

Bruno Shora is a rising academic with interests in what has come to be known as Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies. He is a holder of a Bachelors of Arts Degree in English and Communication Studies and a Master of Science Degree in Peace, Leadership and Conflict Resolution. He is also a PhD candidate and a poet.

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